Simplify Your Workload: Essential Computer Shortcuts for Educators

In the busy world of teaching, educators often have to juggle many tasks. Embracing technology can make things easier, and one of the best ways to boost efficiency is by using computer shortcuts. You might already be familiar with these time-saving shortcuts, if not, they can give you more time and energy to focus on other tasks.


Managing Documents:

Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V, and Ctrl + X: These shortcuts help you copy, paste, and cut text or files quickly.

Ctrl + S: Save your work instantly to avoid losing progress.


Navigating Easily:

Ctrl + Home and Ctrl + End: Go to the beginning or end of a document without scrolling.

Ctrl + Right Arrow/Left Arrow: Move the cursor between words for quick editing.


Efficient Presentation:

F5: Start your presentation without technical glitches.

Ctrl + M: Add new slides smoothly for a seamless lesson.


Simplifying Grading:

Ctrl + F: Find specific phrases or keywords in your students’ assignments quickly.


General Time-Saving Shortcuts:

Ctrl + A: Select all content in a document or folder for easy formatting.

Ctrl + P: Speed up printing for readily available handouts.


Incorporating these shortcuts into your daily routine can save you time on administrative tasks and give you more time to engage with your students. At Simply IT, we’re dedicated to simplifying IT for educators and providing tools to enhance the learning environment. Stay tuned for more tips and tricks to optimise your teaching experience.


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